Book Review From The Stacks – Learning From Japan: Single Story Urbanism

“SANAA’s work does not introduce order as do those mid-century architectures to which it is routinely compared; rather it imposes a... Read More

Visual Thoughts #54

Last VT image: Trout Lake Community Centre, Vancouver. *** Erick Villagomez is one of the founding editors at Spacing Vancouver. He is... Read More

Book Review From The Stacks: A Guidebook to Contemporary Architecture in Vancouver

     “To observe the city’s architecture is to enter into the optimistic vision of its planners and designers and so to engage in the... Read More

Architorture: The Glass Box

Drawing by David Holdsworth. Read More

First Canadian Place: 40 years on top in Toronto

First Canadian Place has been the tallest skyscraper in Canada for four decades now. At 298.1 metres from sidewalk to rooftop, the... Read More

Hunter Street’s microlofts an answer to building sustainable density in Halifax’s urban core

HALIFAX – You may not have noticed them even if you live in the area. Three tiny residential units are being built in a backyard... Read More

Release: Emily Carr University Breaks Ground

Advanced Education Minister Andrew Wilkinson was joined today by students, faculty and alumni to mark the start of design and... Read More

Book Review: Local Architecture – Building Place, Craft, and Community

Sited at the LaHave River estuary on Nova Scotia’s Atlantic coast, where Samuel de Champlain made his first landfall in the new world... Read More

PARKS IN CRISIS part 6: Are privately owned public spaces the answer to parks deficit?

Over the next year, City of Toronto politicians and planners will be faced with an unprecedented challenge: how to create amenable... Read More

In Focus: Downtown Vancouver Public Plazas

As a part of research I have been conducting around public spaces within Downtown Vancouver, I was curious to look into Vancouver’s... Read More